The British Library
Project Partner for this website. The British Library is the
national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum The author of this website. The museum looks at the
life and voyages of the 18th century explorer Captain James
Cook. It stands in the picturesque landscaped grounds of Stewart
Park, very close to Cook's birthplace.
Marton in Middlesbrough is Cook’s birthplace and the location
of project partner - the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum.
The Dorman Museum
The Dorman Museum re-opened in 2003 after a three year programme
of major alterations and construction. The museum now offers
a greater range of themed display galleries and full disabled
is the regional strategic development body for Museums, Libraries
and Archives in the North East of England.
The North of England's premier Natural History Museum unravels
the secrets of the natural world through sensational galleries
and close encounters with reptiles and insects.
Captain Cook Memorial Museum The Museum has a collection of exhibits about Cook's
Whitby years and his later achievements, and includes unique
items of great historical importance.
The Captain Cook Tourism Association
Marketing the area from Whitby to Teesside under the banner
of our greatest explorer and navigator, the Association has
done much to present a positive and welcoming image for the
Wakefield Art Gallery
Wakefield Art Gallery supplied some of the images on this site.
The gallery hosts a good collection of British modern artists
British Museum The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and
the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and
National Maritime Museum
The Museum works to illustrate for everyone the importance of
the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with
Royal Society As the UK national academy of science founded in 1660,
the Royal Society plays a crucial role as the champion of top
quality science and technology. The Society donated images to
The University of London Library
The University of London Library donated images to this site.
It is one of the major academic libraries of the United Kingdom.
Captain Cook Society
A Society for everyone interested in James Cook (1728-1779)
Tees Archaeology is the official archaeological service for
the four unitary local authorities of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough,
Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum
The Schoolroom Museum in Great Ayton is housed in a building
once used as a charity school.
The museum features a reconstruction of a schoolroom of the
early eighteenth century.
Charles O’Connor Charles O’Connor’s music features on
the ‘Who was Cook?’ page.